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#1
Car Talk Board / Re: Looking for suggestions / ...
Last post by Brent - September 19, 2022, 11:24:16 AM
The APV would be a better alternative if you're not locked in on a brand-new purchase.

The S-Presso would be more of a city car than something you can use for your farm.

The Accent is good if it was maintained properly during its life with its previous owner/s.
#2
Car Talk Board / 2011 Subaru Forester
Last post by bboyukoy - September 10, 2022, 11:34:50 AM
Hello. :)

I'd like to ask about 2011 Forester. I'm planning to buy a 2nd hand unit. I read that it has oil problems. You have to check and refill regularly. What issues have you experienced sa model na to?

Thank you.
#3
Car Talk Board / Looking for suggestions / tips...
Last post by bzarr - August 23, 2022, 02:50:43 AM
I am looking for my first car. Here are my top priorities, and usage:

1. Driving: Daily personal service around a small city in Leyte, then regular weekend trip to my small farm (which is only 20km outside the city. Roads are nice, then there's a short gravel road approaching the farm. Not too rough though, so off-road capability is NOT a requirement. Occassional provincial long drive for short vacations maybe once a month.
2. Utility requirements: Since I work at the farm every weekend - substantial cargo space is useful; but my farm is small scale only (not commercial size). Only several boxes of harvest, or 1 or 2 sacks of animal feeds is what I expect to transport weekly. If I ever need to transport something bigger (like a surf board) I guess a roof-rack would suffice. (if ever the farm ops expand in the futre, I'll just get a designated utility vehicle by then)
3. My top priorities are: Fuel Economy, Reliability, Cheap and Easy Maintenance. I don't care much about the looks, fancy accessories, nor comfort. I'm all about function and frugality ---> a car that can get me from point a to b, cheaply, and consistently.
4. I will mostly drive solo, or with my partner. No kids, and no other regular passenger is expected.

So far, considering the above, + my very limited budget (Php450 to Php650K), I am looking at the following:
A. Brand New: Suzuki S-presso 1.0 Gasoline
B. Used, 2015 to 2017 model: Hyundai Accent Hatchback CRDi 1.6 Turbo Diesel

Which of the two do you think suits me better? Or do you have other suggestions for me to get?

p.s. I considered early on getting used crossovers (2010 to 2014), or a Suzuki APV; since they offer more as a utility vehicle, and suits provincial driving more; however, upon discovering how much cheaper small cars are to run, I decided to opt for small vehicles.
#4
Well Maintained / How to take care of your car
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#5
Car Talk Board / Stonic vs Raize
Last post by dahonx22 - June 24, 2022, 03:34:14 PM
Planning to get our first car, and here's so far a few of considerations:
- Have enough space for a small family (2 adult, 1 kid)
- Good for car camping
- Brand new, dahil di ako ready sa hassle and gamble ng pagkuha ng 2nd hand

Still looking for other options besides these 2 models. But if you have exp from these cars, your insights will help me a lot.

Thank you.
#6
Well Maintained / Re: CAR AIRCON PROBLEM 97 Lanc...
Last post by Brent - June 04, 2022, 09:18:25 PM
Likely may topak yun thermo sensor inside the car. Bring it to an aircon expert to check. Hard to diagnose on description alone.
#7
Car Talk Board / Re: Kelangan ba i pa change co...
Last post by Brent - June 04, 2022, 09:17:07 PM
If same color family naman, not necessary
#8
Car Talk Board / Re: Kelangan ba i pa change co...
Last post by abigail03 - June 04, 2022, 11:06:51 AM
Hi guys! Need your help din po. I have Alabaster Silver indicated in my OR for my Jazz and just had it color changed to Metallic Grey. Nasa family of silver pa rin naman siya technically. Do I need to process it pa sa LTO?
#9
Well Maintained / CAR AIRCON PROBLEM 97 Lancer G...
Last post by randolfdecastro - May 16, 2022, 02:10:13 PM
Hi

Newbie here sa forum at 1st time to post. I hope correct yung forum post ko :)

Ask ko lang mga experts here bago ko patira sa mekaniko ac ko. Tho nakapagtanong na ako yung nga lang mag-kaiba ang sagot eh.

Yung problem ko sa ac ko ay ganito....

UNA.. kapag umaga or gabi malamig naman ang ac, nag-o-automatic pa. Pero kapag tanghali na at nababad sa araw ay talong-talo na.

PANGALAWA, minsan or madalas na, kapag nag-on na ulit ang ac mula sa pagka-automatic nya ay hindi na nag-eengage si compressor pero naandar ang dalawang aux fan ko. Kaya ginagawa ko turn off ko ang ac,, after makapag-pahinga na cguro approx 3-5mins mag-on na ulit. Pero after mag-automatic ulit ayaw na ulit mag-engage si compressor pero naandar ang aux fan.

Malakas ang buga ang aux fans at hindi naka-rekta.

Ano po kaya ang problema?

Vehicle type : 97 Lancer GSR 2DR
Engine : 4G92A

Maraming salamat po.
#10
Head On / Re: NEWBIES Welcome! ;D
Last post by wheelerguy - May 11, 2022, 02:29:14 PM
Hello! I am wheelerguy, first-time on the forums despite lurking since 2016. 3rd-year creative writing student, but have already made contributions to Drivetribe.com bago tuluyang nagsara ang blog component nila. Thanks for letting me in the forums!